Helen joined the Centre in September 2019. Prior to this she had been a teacher of history for 16 years at an upper school in Bedfordshire. In addition to teaching Helen held various responsibilities, including Head of History and Head of PSHE and Citizenship. For 12 years she also worked as a mentor and subject leader for Bedfordshire SCITT training partnership, working closely with PGCE trainees and colleagues across a number of schools in the area. In recent years Helen utilised the Centre’s excellent courses and resources for the benefit of her trainees and their delivery of Holocaust Education.
Following the completion of the Historical Association Fellowship course ‘The Cold War in the classroom’ Helen became a teaching fellow of the Historical Association and more recently achieved the status of Chartered Teacher of History, also with the Historical Association.